As of Tuesday, March 11, 2014
The Sunnyside City Council voted on lodging tax funding Monday night, following the recommendations of the lodging tax advisory committee with one exception.
The council decided to fund a request by American Legion Post 73 for assistance with Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza to the full amount of $10,000. The advisory committee recommended only providing $5,000.
The council also approved $1,000 to the Best Western Grapevine Inn for marketing a bocce ball tournament, $2,500 to the Best Western Grapevine Inn for marketing a pepper festival, $1,000 to the Best Western Grapevine Inn for marketing a hot chocolate recipe contest, $7,500 to the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for Sunshine Days and $10,000 to the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce for the Lighted Farm Implement Parade.